23 Jun 2019

Person critically injured in Hāwera crash

1:33 pm on 23 June 2019

A person has been critically injured after a crash involving a car and a motorcycle in Hāwera in South Taranaki.

The police say the crash happened around 10.50am at the intersection of Princes Street and Glover Road in the town.

They say a helicopter was dispatched from New Plymouth, and the road is closed with diversions in place.

St John said it took two seriously injured patients to Waikato Hospital, following a two-car crash near Te Aroha in eastern Waikato.

The police say they were alerted to the crash on Stanley Road South just after 10am.

A helicopter was sent to the accident scene from Tauranga.